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Ericka Lanter Transitions to Project Manager

As Christner moves into the next generation of firm leadership, it has become an important focus to periodically reflect on ensuring that our employee growth aligns with our clients' goals and projects. For almost 8 years Ericka Lanter has been a valuable addition to the firm.  As a Project Architect who specializes in healthcare, Ericka has been an exceptional steward of our continued relationship with many of our healthcare clients, especially SSM Health.

24,000sf Neonatal Intensive Care Unit accommodates 42 infants and their familiesShe has successfully helped lead the design for some of our recent healthcare projects, including the SSM Health St. Mary’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Replacement and SSM Health St. Mary’s Emergency Department Addition and Renovation.  As a result of Ericka’s commitment and dedication to the project, the SSM Health St. Mary’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Renovation was recently awarded the 2019 St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers’ Honorable Mention in Partnering.  Below is a list of Ericka's additional project experience. 

SSM Health, St. Mary’s Hospital Emergency Department Addition and Renovation

SSM Health, St. Mary’s Hospital NICU Replacement

SSM Health, Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital PICU Replacement

SSM Health, Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Pediatric Heart Center

Shriners Hospitals for Children – St. Louis Replacement Hospital

Missouri Baptist Medical Center West Pavilion 5th and 6th Floor Fit-Out

Christian-Northeast 4th and 5th Floor Remodel and Dialysis Renovation

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Siteman Cancer Center Expansion

Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran’s Hospital, Intensive Care Unit Relocation

Over the past couple of years, Ericka has taken on additional responsibilities and her role has naturally expanded into project management.  We would like to officially recognize and congratulate Ericka on her transition into the role of Project Manager.  

"My favorite part of a project is the end, when the clients’ dream is realized. I truly enjoy all phases of a project from the first planning meetings through construction and the furniture installation to opening day. I especially love working in healthcare because the built environment can reach, and hopefully help, so many people. Many of my family members are in medical professions and it makes me happy to be a part of it, at least in a small way. "